Budget agreed for 2020/21

The budget for 2020/21 has been set, with councillors deciding how to allocate more than £900 million. The budget includes an increase of the council’s element of council tax of 3.99 per cent. A new all party amendment was passed to secure up to £13.4m towards the restoration of Madeira Terraces.

The runners at the finish of the Brighton Half Marathon

Amazing runners raise funds for local charity

Four members of staff ran the Brighton Half Marathon on 23 February to raise money for Amaze, a local charity supporting families looking after disabled children and young people.

aerial view of Black Rock

Next steps for Black Rock

The planning application for a package of works at Black Rock including both access and ecological improvements.

Child's hands holding a planet with sunset in the background

Brighton & Hove climate assembly takes shape

Brighton & Hove's climate assembly will bring together 50 residents and an independent panel to recommend actions for making the city carbon neutral by 2030.

Stanmer Park Restoration Project team

Meet the Stanmer Park 'dream team'

As construction continues at Stanmer Park, the first new recruits are finding their feet, working at the forefront of the Restoration Project. 

Hollingdean depot

Residents invited to public meeting on Hollingdean fire

We’re holding a public meeting on Wednesday 26 February about last summer’s fire at the Hollingdean waste transfer station. We'll be looking at causes of the fire, the actions taken and what we’re doing to try to prevent it happening again.